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Proverbs 22:15

15 Foolishness is tangled up in the heart of a youth;

the rod of discipline will drive it away from him. c

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Proverbs 22:15 — The New International Version (NIV)

15 Folly is bound up in the heart of a child,

but the rod of discipline will drive it far away.

Proverbs 22:15 — English Standard Version (ESV)

15 Folly is bound up in the heart of a child,

but the rod of discipline drives it far from him.

Proverbs 22:15 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

15 Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child;

But the rod of correction shall drive it far from him.

Proverbs 22:15 — New Living Translation (NLT)

15 A youngster’s heart is filled with foolishness,

but physical discipline will drive it far away.

Proverbs 22:15 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

15 Foolishness is bound up in the heart of a child;

The rod of correction will drive it far from him.

Proverbs 22:15 — New Century Version (NCV)

15 Every child is full of foolishness,

but punishment can get rid of it.

Proverbs 22:15 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

15 Foolishness is bound up in the heart of a child;

But the rod of correction shall drive it far from him.

Proverbs 22:15 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

15 Folly is bound in the heart of a child; the rod of correction shall drive it far from him.

Proverbs 22:15 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

15 Foolishness is firmly attached to a child’s heart. 

Spanking will remove it far from him. 

Proverbs 22:15 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

15 Folly is bound up in the heart of a boy,

but the rod of discipline drives it far away.

Proverbs 22:15 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

15 Folly is bound up in the heart of a boy;

the rod of discipline will drive it from him.

Proverbs 22:15 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

15 A child is going to do foolish things.

But correcting him will drive his foolishness far away from him.

Proverbs 22:15 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

15 Foolishness is bound up in the heart of a child;

The rod of discipline will remove it far from him.


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